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  • Secular Faith. How Culture has Trumped Religion in American Politics.
    Smith, Mark A. (2015)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, U.S.A.; Slavery; Homosexuality; Historical; Feminism; Divorce; Abortion; United States
  • The Secularization of Confessional Protests: The Role of Religious Processes of Rationalization and Differentiation.
    Young, Michael P., and Stephen M. Cherry (2005)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 44:4: 373-395.

    Religiously inspired social movements lead to secularization as the movements rationalize; based on letters & diaries of 6 white anti-slavery activists.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Social movement; Differentiation; Rationalization; Historical; Slavery
  • The Antislavery Movement in Early America: Religion, Social Environment and Slave Manumission.
    Budros, Art (2005)
    Social Forces 84:2: 941-966.

    Examines the impact of Methodist anti-slavery preaching on manumission in a Virginia county, 1782-1808.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodist, U.S.A.; United States, Virginia, Brunswick County; Slavery; Abolitionist movement
  • For the Glory of God. How Monotheism Led to Reformation, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery.
    Stark, Rodney (2003)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Social history of pre-modern religion in Europe, countering anti-religious distortions perpetrated by Enlgihtment & other anti-religious scholars.

    Associated Search Terms: Evolution; Slavery; Witch; Reformation; Europe; Monotheism; Science; God, image of; Abolitionist movement; Historical
  • The Politics of Religion in Plantation Society. A Gramscian Analysis.
    Simms, Rupe (1999)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 10: 91-115.

    Plantation owners used Christianity to create a hegemonic culture, but slaves used Christianity for both accommodation & resistance.

    Associated Search Terms: Hegemony; Accommodation; Gramsci, Antonio; African Americans; Slavery; United States
  • Preto Velho: Resistance, Redemption, and En-gendered Representations of Slavery in a Brazilian Possession-trance Religion.
    Hale, Lindsay (1997)
    American Ethnologist 24:2: 392-414.

    Associated Search Terms: Umbanda; Slavery; Gender; Brazil
  • Paul for Today: Race, Class, and Gender in the Light of Cognitive Dissonance Theory.
    Taylor, Nicholas H. (1997)
    Listening. Journal of Religion and Culture 32:1: 22-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Slavery; Cognitive dissonance; Women; Early Christian
  • Slavery as Progress: Pagan and Christian Views of Slavery as Moral Training.
    Kyrtatas, Dimitris J. (1995)
    International Sociology 10:2: 219-234.

    Ancient slave owners argued that moral training could be imparted with slavery; this was given religious articulation in the Roman Empire.

    Associated Search Terms: Slavery; Early Christian; Ideology; Roman Empire
  • Religion and Social Justice. The Case of Christianity and the Abolition of Slavery in America.
    Auping, John A. (1994)
    Mexico City: Univrsidad Iberoamericana, Departamento de Ciencias Religiosas.

    Historical sociology establishing the importance of religion in the American abolitionist movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Quaker, U.S.A.; Content analysis; Experiential dimension; Slavery
  • Religión de esclavos y la creación de un compesinado libre en el Valle de Cauca, Colombia.
    Taussig, Michael (1979)
    Estudios rurales latinoamericanos 2:3: 362-399.

    Historical examination from the colonial into the modern period.

    Associated Search Terms: Colonialism; Historical; African Colombians; Slavery; Colombia, Cauca region; Popular religion
  • Brazil and Africa.
    Rodrigues, José Honorio (1965)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Sees the maintenance of African religious forms in a syncretism with Catholicism as a way slaves resisted their masters' culture; the latter reinforced the ideological validity of the masters' position.

    Associated Search Terms: Syncretism; African Brazilians; Africanist, Brazil; Brazil; Slavery; Popular religion
  • Tamontaka: A Sociological Experiment.
    Madigan, Francis C., and Nicholas P.Cushner (1958)
    American Catholic Sociological Review 19:4: 322-336.

    Based on 1957 interviews with people who remembered an 1872-99 missionary experiment by Spanish Jesuits in Tamontaka, a rural village in a Moslem area. They bought slave children & raised them as Christians rather than try to convert adult Moslems.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions; Slavery; Philippines, Mindanao, Tamontaka; Catholic, Philippines
  • As estruturas de apoio e as reações de Negro ao Cristianismo na América Portuguesa.
    Ribeiro, René (1957)
    Boletim de Instituto Joaquin Nabuco 1957: 59-80.

    Associated Search Terms: Brazil; Slavery; African Brazilians; Social support
  • God Struck Me Dead: Religious Conversion Experiences and Autobiographies of Negro Ex-Slaves.
    Johnson, Charles S. (1945)
    Nashville, Tennessee: Fisk University Presss.

    Associated Search Terms: Slavery; Conversion; African Americans
  • The Awakening of the Quaker Movement against Negro Slavery in Colonial Pennsylvania and West New Jersey.
    Noss, Theodore K. (1934)
    Unpublished M.A. dissertation, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, New Jersey; Social movement; Slavery; Quaker, U.S.A.; Historical; United States, Pennsylvania
  • The Influence of the Quakers in the Abolition of Negro Slavery in the United States.
    Smucker, Orden Curtiss (1933)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Chicago.

    Associated Search Terms: Slavery; Quaker, U.S.A.
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